Button-down shirt is perhaps mostly associated with sun-bleached holiday style. Often in washed oxford and linen to best match the chinos and the light fabric shoes. But the button-down shirt is far more than the American East Coast Romance.
For the model to be associated mostly with American brands like Gitman Brothers, Polo Ralph Lauren, j. Press, and, not least, Brooks Brothers as often mentioned as the very first market with button-down shirts in their range. The inspiration for the model is said to have come from the Argentine, Argentina who wore a similar shirt model during their competitions. Model found its way into the more dressed-up context and today it is worn it often with tie. Something that, for example, British shirt culture, is considered far more odd.
As so often in the past have Italian style icon Gianni Agnelli played an important role for the wearing of button-down shirts. Was Brooks Brothers was a visit at industry magnate United States visit. But unlike the U.S. very embroidered way to wear button-down shirts buttoned Agnelli up buttons on the collar to affirm collar soft waveform.